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Dr. Ira E. Mayer, MD

Doctor

5/5(13)
575 Kings Hwy Brooklyn NY, 11223
Rating

5/5

About

Ira E. Mayer, MD, FACG, FACP, FAGA, is a gastroenterologist who diagnoses and treats patients at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. He initially joined Maimonides in 1980 and was appointed Director of the Division of Gastroenterology in 2011. Furthermore, Dr. Mayer is an Associate Professor of Medicine at SUNY Downstate Medical School. In addition, he maintains several memberships with Maimonides’ Executive Medical Council, Executive Committee of the Medical Staff, and Hospital-Wide Peer Review Committee. As a gastroenterologist, he specializes in the management of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and liver. Throughout his extraordinary career in medicine, Dr. Mayer has been actively involved in research and has published and presented at national meetings.

Education and Training

New York Medical College 1975

Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)

Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM

Provider Details

Male Russian

Expert Publications

Data provided by the National Library of Medicine

Areas of expertise and specialization

gastrointestinal cancer care

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Director of the Division of Gastroenterology Maimonides Medical Center -
  • Chairman Patient Care and Nursing Committee -
  • Chairman Medical Staff Peer Review Committee -
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine (Gastroenterology and Liver Disease) Albert Einstein College of Medicine -
  • Associate Professor of Medicine SUNY Downstate Medical School -

Awards

  • Patients’ Choice Award (2014, 2017, 2018) Year  
  • On-Time Doctor Award 2018  
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition 2018  

Treatments

  • Anemia
  • Acid Reflux
  • Constipation
  • Colon Polyps
  • Gastritis
  • Diverticulosis
  • Pain

Professional Memberships

  • Executive Medical Council  
  • Executive Committee of the Medical Staff  
  • Hospital-Wide Peer Review Committee  
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy  
  • New York Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy  
  • Brooklyn Gastroenterological Association  

Fellowships

  • Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia Division of Digestive Diseases  1980

Internships

  • New York Medical College-Metropolitan Hospital Center

Fellowships

  • Division of Digestive Diseases at Emory University School of Medicine (1980)

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, New York Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Brooklyn Gastroenterological Association

Dr. Ira E. Mayer, MD's Practice location

Maimonides Medical Center

575 Kings Hwy -
Brooklyn, NY 11223
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Get to know Gastroenterologist Dr. Ira E. Mayer, who serves patients in New York City, New York.

Dr. Mayer is a practicing gastroenterologist specializing in gastrointestinal cancer care. He serves as the Director of the Division of Gastroenterology at Maimonides Medical Center.

Recognized for clinical excellence and exceptional patient care, Maimonides Medical Center is a non-profit, non-sectarian hospital located in Borough Park, in the New York City borough of Brooklyn, in the U.S. state of New York. Maimonides is both a treatment facility and academic medical center with 711 beds, and more than 70 primary care and subspecialty programs.

At Maimonides, Dr. Mayer is currently a member of the Executive Medical Council, the Executive Committee of the Medical Staff, and the Hospital-Wide Peer Review Committee. He has been Chairman of the Patient Care and Nursing Committee, Chairman of the Medical Staff Peer Review Committee, and past President of the Medical Staff.

Previously, he served as an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine (Gastroenterology and Liver Disease) at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He now serves with SUNY Downstate Medical School as an Associate Professor of Medicine.

At the start of his academic career, Dr. Mayer graduated with his medical degree from New York Medical College in 1975. He then went on to complete his internship and residency in internal medicine at New York Medical College-Metropolitan Hospital Center in New York City in 1978. This was followed by a fellowship in the Division of Digestive Diseases at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia in 1980. 

Following the completion of his training, he joined the Medical Staff of Maimonides Medical Center in 1980. He also served as a Staff Physician at the Brooklyn VA Medical Center and as an Assistant Attending Physician at Kings Highway Hospital in the 1980s. 

In 2000, Dr. Mayer was appointed the Chairman of the GI Performance Improvement Committee, and the Director of the GI Motility Laboratory in 2005, both at Maimonides Medical Center. In November of 2011, he was appointed the Division Director and Fellowship Program Director of the Division of Gastroenterology at Maimonides. He has had faculty appointments at SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn and at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in the past.

Passionate about his profession, the doctor is board-certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.

In good standing with a number of professional organizations, Dr. Mayer is a member of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, the New York Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, and the Brooklyn Gastroenterological Association. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, the American College of Gastroenterology, and the American Gastroenterological Association.

Gastroenterology is the branch of medicine focused on the digestive system and its disorders. A gastroenterologist is a physician who has extensive training in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders related to the esophagus, stomach, small intestines, colon, liver, pancreas, and biliary system.

Throughout his fruitful career, Dr. Mayer has been involved in research & has published and presented at national meetings. He has been recognized by the Castle-Connolly Guide as a Top Doctor in New York every year since its inception.

Among his various awards and honors include Patients’ Choice Award (2014, 2017, 2018), On-Time Doctor Award (2018), and Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2018).

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